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Cherokee Indians -- Politics and government.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Cherokee Council Meeting Minutes, 1795

Identifier: 1000-189
Content Description Minutes of a meeting of the " Council of the Chiefs of the whole Cherokee Nation" begun on May 20th, 1795, at Estanaula, in which the establishment of a trading post on the Tennessee River to serve the Cherokees, Chikasaws, Choctaws and Creeks was discussed, among other issues.In attendance were John McKee, agent to the Cherokees; Creeks including Attusamalan, Chinnippoe, and John O'Kelly; Cherokees including The Little Turkey, The Badger, John Watts, The Bloody Fellow, and...
Dates: 1795

Galen Gritts collection of Cherokee Nation-related correspondence, 1919-1922

Identifier: 2014-034
Scope and Contents

Over 80 documents relating to the Cherokee Nation, including letters and telegrams between agents of the Eastern Immigrant & Western Cherokee Association, a lobbyist in DC and other parties. Also included are a newspaper clippings and US Congressional House Bills.

Dates: 1919 - 1922

J. B. (Jesse Bartley) Milam papers, 1925-1950

Identifier: 1989-002
Scope and Contents Correspondence and personal papers consisting of correspondence between Milam and various individuals, and national and local organizations and institutions, as well as the U.S. Interior Department Bureau of Indian Affairs and various members of Congress. Although some of the material dates from as early as 1906, the preponderance of the correspondence relates to Milam’s activities and responsibilities as Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation from 1941-1949. Included in this series are...
Dates: 1925 - 1950

Petition of Intermarried Citizens before the Special Council of the Cherokee Nation, 1905-09-29

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 000023240308], Folder: 5
Identifier: 1975.006.1.Cherokee.082
Scope and Contents

Typed and signed petition of Intermarried Citizens before the Special Committee of the Council of the Cherokee Nation. Signed by Richard M. Wolfe (Head Captain of the Keetoowahs).

Dates: 1905-09-29

Proclamation to Convene the National Council in Extra Session, 1894-04-06

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 000023240308], Folder: 4
Identifier: 1975.006.1.Cherokee.070
Scope and Contents

Notice to be posted of a Proclamation to Convene the National Council in Extra Session, signed by C.J. Harris, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation.

Dates: 1894-04-06

Rules of the Senate, Undated

Identifier: E99.C5-C4656 1800z
Content Description

Cherokee Senate rules in 25 sections.

Dates: Undated